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is going to be uprooted by catastrophe within the confines of the san francisco bay area or perhaps in a western pacific nation or in africa or south america. i thank you in advance for the good work you are going to do. because there's going to come a point, be it an ert quake, be it a tsunami, be it a man-made heinous terrorist catastrophe, that makes a large group of people feel helpless and feel hopeless. your efforts today, your passion, your commitment, your desire to make a difference, will give help and give hope to those people. it may be your family or it may be a family across the world. it is what we do, it is what you do and i'm proud to count myself among you. so i thank you in advance for the difference you will make. i thank you in advance for putting personification and putting action into the those of our country which says we will give back, we will make a difference, we will share what we know. we are global force for good. we will take what we have learned from the battlefield, which is the most traumatic and saddest way to learn about medical capability,
's gregg jarrett. you have a big warehouse in burlingame, south of san francisco. you had a bunch of people that examine all of these electronic devices and figure out which ones can actually be rehabbed and resold? >> that's right. the best way to recycling is reuse and refurbish. we reclaim about 21% of the recycling items from business and consumer and we try to test it and refurbish to see it can be used as a complete unit or as part. but we only limit it to here in the u.s. >> gregg: what inspired you to do this? >> actually after starting several software companies, i was watching a pbs program by bill moyer in 2004 and i was shocked to realize that 80% of electronics are illegally dumped in the developing country. and so i spent a couple years traveling around the world, looking at the different system, talking to officials and european union, in the u.s., as well as look at some of the facilities and i found this is after afterthought. that's why i started greenadvise. >> arthel: which is a great idea. what is it that you do to get rid of the dangerous elements of these products tha
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